Fri, 04 Mar 2011 08:04:07 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays 1B Chris Richard announced his retirement, the St. Petersburg Times' Marc Topkin reports.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 09:54:11 -0700
Marc Topkin, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Rays have optioned Cs John Jaso and Jose Lobaton and OF Fernando Perez to the minors. The Rays have also reassigned 1B Chris Richard to the minors.
Mon, 14 Dec 2009 15:06:47 -0800
Marc Topkin, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the Tampa Bay Rays signed free-agent P Joe Bateman (Brewers), RP Jeff Bennett (Rays), P Jason Cromer (Rays), P Richard De Los Santos, SP Carlos Hernandez (Rays) and 1B Chris Richard (Rays) to minor league deals with invitations to Spring Training Monday, Dec. 14.
Fri, 30 Oct 2009 13:00:23 -0700
Bill Chastain, of MLB.com, reports the Tampa Bay Rays outrighted 1B Chris Richard to Triple-A Durham Friday, Oct. 30.
Wed, 09 Sep 2009 07:22:31 -0700
Updating previous reports, the St. Petersburg Times' Marc Topkin reports Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon said 1B Chris Richard will see most of the time at first base.
Tue, 08 Sep 2009 06:51:13 -0700
The St. Petersburg Times' Marc Topkin reports Tampa Bay Rays IF Willy Aybar will play first base the rest of the season. 1B Chris Richard and utilityman Ben Zobrist could also see time at the position.
Mon, 07 Sep 2009 14:09:32 -0700
Marc Lancaster, of The Tampa Tribune, reports the Tampa Bay Rays recalled 1B Chris Richard from Triple-A Durham Monday, Sept. 7, according to Durham's Twitter page.
Mon, 06 Apr 2009 07:43:52 -0700
USAToday.com reports the Tampa Bay Rays reassigned C Michel Hernandez, 2B Adam Kennedy, 2B Ray Olmedo, 1B Chris Richard, OF Ray Sadler and OF Jon Weber to minor league camp.
Wed, 01 Apr 2009 17:08:23 -0700
ESPN.com reports Tampa Bay Rays 2B Adam Kennedy, 1B Chris Richard, 2B Ray Olmedo, C Michel Hernandez, OF Jon Weber and OF Ray Sadler have all been told that they will not make the team. They will be reassigned to the minors Saturday, April 4.
Wed, 01 Apr 2009 05:41:47 -0700
The Tampa Tribune's Marc Lancaster reports the Tampa Bay Rays informed 2B Adam Kennedy, OF Jon Weber, OFRay Sadler, IF Ray Olmedo, C Michel Hernandez and 1B Chris Richard that they will not make the team.